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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance

Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance, the No. 333 import by value totaled $90.57 million for the month of March, $250.72 million through March of 2019, and $922.52 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$58.99 M
2Germany$40.17 M
3Mexico$26.15 M
4Canada$21.93 M
5Brazil$18.85 M
6France$15.32 M
7China$13.21 M
8United Kingdom$11.5 M
9South Korea$10.22 M
10Australia$5.65 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $250.72 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $23,879,539
2Port of Tacoma, Wash. $23,547,045
3Port Laredo $22,728,484
4Port of Newark $21,607,927
5Port of Los Angeles $16,218,095
6Port of Long Beach $10,034,355
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $9,404,572
8Port of Houston $8,812,512
9Port of Virginia $8,603,141
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $8,254,475

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 13.12 percent through March to $250.72 million

U.S. imports of Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance increased 13.12 percent from $221.63 million to $250.72 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 333 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 356 for the last full year with a total value of $922.52 million, a $137.4 million, 17.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $58,987,337
2Germany $40,173,610
3Mexico $26,153,758
4Canada $21,928,390
5Brazil $18,849,142
6France $15,318,821
7China $13,208,078
8United Kingdom $11,495,452
9South Korea $10,219,493
10Australia $5,649,923

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $35,448,004
2Seattle $28,551,400
3Laredo $27,970,761
4New York City $24,218,883
5Cleveland $23,909,105
6Charleston $21,405,637
7Chicago $13,159,112
8Detroit $13,124,321
9Great Falls, Mont. $12,979,483
10New Orleans $10,357,519

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 13.87 percent compared to last year to $23.88 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 60.35 percent compared to last year to $23.55 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 48.36 percent compared to last year to $22.73 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $21.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.81 percent compared to last year to $16.22 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Japan increased $10.39 million, 21.38 percent, (23.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.4 million, 3.61 percent, (16.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $7.23 million, 38.2 percent, (10.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1.97 million, 9.84 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $10.99 million, 139.69 percent, (7.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.25 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $166.09 million of the $250.72 million total.

All totaled, 43.07 percent of all these Misc. articles of stone, mineral substance imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $107.98 million of the $250.72 million total